1. the seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water)
2. the first sighting of land from the sea after a voyage (or flight over water)
Sentences with landfall as a noun:
- We made landfall at the most god-forsaken, barren, desolate, and hellish location possible to image; and we were grateful, anything to get off that ship!
- Lighthouses are usually the first aids seen when making landfall.